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Jali Nyama Suso

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Name  Jali Suso
Role  Musician
Died  1991, Gambia

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Albums  Gambie - L'Art de la Kora, Kora Music From Gambia
Similar People  Foday Musa Suso, Bai Konte, Dembo Konte and Kausu Ku, Tata Dindin, Sory Kandia Kouyate

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Jali Nyama Suso (born circa 1925; died 1991) was a kora player from Gambia. He had a program on Radio Gambia for 20 years. He had his first album in 1971 while he was teaching at the University of Washington. In the 1980s he toured in England, France, Germany, and Sweden.

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He also worked on the soundtrack for Roots (1977 miniseries). Long before any of that he had been known in his native country. He did not fully live the tradition of a wandering musicians because he lost his leg at age 16, but by the mid-1960s became popular on radio. He attained enough respect to do an arrangement for their national anthem. In 1991 he died of tuberculosis after several years of illness.

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